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Weekend Course 2019

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This year's SLA weekend course - "Building Identity, Building Readers" - is a joint venture with CILIP YLG, and will be held on 21 to 23 June 2019 at the Aston Conference Centre, Aston University, Birmingham, with a theme of wellbeing and identity.

The three-day course is fully residential, with day delegate options also available. SLA and CILIP Members qualify for a large discount on the course fee.

Programme and pricing

This year's weekend course promises to be a fantastic time - crammed full of CPD, networking and topping up your book knowledge. 

The full programme and booking information is available here:

Weekend Course 2019 Programme

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You can book your place online here: 


Earlybird discounts apply to bookings received before 26 April 2019.
The closing date for bookings is Friday 24 May 2019.

Exhibition opportunities

If you want to exhibit at the Weekend Course you can see prices and book your place here: https://airtable.com/shrTDRydXvALt9SqP

We are very competitively priced, or there's the option to put inserts into the delegates' bags. To place an insert please use the booking form above. Contact weekendcourse[at]sla.org.uk for other options. 

Asking to attend

To help maximise your chances of attending we have highlighted links to relevant topics within eduation for the Optional Sessions. We have also created this document to highlight the benefits of attending a Weekend Course. 

Advocacy for attendance at SLA weekend course

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